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the Burning Embers

Updated on March 10, 2011

rising from the smouldering ashes

hoping you still remember

paving a way to you

amidst the burning embers

bridging the chasm that separates

shrouded by flames of love and hate


flooded by tears

the rivers that were once dry

dreaded for years

sorrows that learned to swim



so how much deeper do i have to drown?

while your soul floats on shallow waters

drifting with a current of wild winds blown

our paths estranged, love martyred..

how much longer till you're finally found?

as i am lost here, beyond bounds..

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    • h.a.chauhdary profile imageAUTHOR

      h.a.chauhdary 

      7 years ago from Australia

      thanks @ bella. its a great honor to have my work appreciated by great hub writers like you =D

      @nikki.. haha nice. we've already had that argument!!

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      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      maybe...but death is not the end... lol

    • bellawritter23 profile image

      Erica Sanchez 

      7 years ago from California

      Great word usage! Painted a vivid image. Voted up and awesome!!

      bella

    • h.a.chauhdary profile imageAUTHOR

      h.a.chauhdary 

      7 years ago from Australia

      maybe death is the answer. lol.

    • Nikkij504gurl profile image

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      no.. sadly. lol one more time before we die?

    • h.a.chauhdary profile imageAUTHOR

      h.a.chauhdary 

      7 years ago from Australia

      thank you.. did you get any answer? =p

    • Nikkij504gurl profile image

      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      how much deeper do I have to drown, while your soul floats on shallow waters? I've asked this question many times.. good poem.

    • h.a.chauhdary profile imageAUTHOR

      h.a.chauhdary 

      7 years ago from Australia

      ta!!

    • shimmering Dawn profile image

      shimmering Dawn 

      7 years ago

      Oh wow! so much emotion and such a beautiful way with words.. I love it.. awesome!!

    • h.a.chauhdary profile imageAUTHOR

      h.a.chauhdary 

      7 years ago from Australia

      appreciate it!

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      misslee 

      7 years ago from Beverly Hills, CA

      I can't wait for your next poem, I am hoping you put a book of poetry together before long! I am falling in love with your work...

    • h.a.chauhdary profile imageAUTHOR

      h.a.chauhdary 

      7 years ago from Australia

      thank you for your appreciation =)

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      jamiecoins 

      7 years ago from ireland

      cool poem :)

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